Thursday, February 09, 2012

Feline Dysuria

I took Elgy to the vet this morning. She was having trouble urinating and when she did, it was only a few drops. She doesn't cry or appear to strain when she's using the litter box. John and I noticed her squatting on dirty laundry and at the bottom step of their kitty jungle (I suppose that's how she tells us something is wrong is to show us in plain sight).

She'll be at the vet for most of today until her bladder is full enough to get a sample. It could be an infection, it could be crystals or a stone blocking the urethra...at least I hope it's nothing major.
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Lori Wolf said...
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Daly said...

Elgy received a clean bill of health from the vet. A little bit of bacteria was detected in her urine so she was prescribed antibiotics and natural remedies. We also go her a pet fountain because she likes to drink out of faucets. The pump broke after many months and it was hard to keep clean so we just leave glasses of water by her food bowl and by the bathroom sink where she likes to sit and watch me get ready in the morning. The vet says her issue could have been caused by anxiety/stress from the move or from seeing another unknown cat roaming outside of the house. Since then Elgy the issue has not resurfaced.